Portable oil heater on wood table, is that safe?
The portable oil heater has stub legs that lets it a little off the ground
Putting it on your wood desk is it safe?
- John AldenLv 74 weeks agoFavorite Answer
One of those oil filled heaters, yes that is not an issue. Heat rises and the heat given off can't even burn skin, so no way will it burn the table.
- STEPHENLv 74 weeks ago
Heat goes up. The stub legs keep the heater as far off the wooden table as it needs to be.
- champerLv 74 weeks ago
It's silly. The heater should be on the floor, hot air rises.
- BillandhiscatsLv 64 weeks ago
Not the brightest idea, is it? Use your brain, that is what its for.
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- JasonLv 54 weeks ago
I would be worried about it getting knocked off, then it being hot maybe catching fire.
- Anonymous4 weeks ago
If your desk is solid wood there is no more risk of damage to the table top than sitting on a wood floor. If it actually is a laminate veneer then it's anybodies guess about the glue used and it's sensitivity to heat. Risk of falling off the table is also a consideration.